On final day, 2 NL spots and AL Central crown in play

Four teams, two National League playoff spots. And the AL Central champion. Besides postseason seeding, that’s…

Jan Blachowicz wins belt and a UFC 253 performance bonus

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya continued his dominance at UFC 253 on Saturday night. Jan Blachowicz…

Stars continue to succeed playing ‘underdog’ role

No matter how hard teams have tried, the Dallas Stars just won’t go away. The Tampa…

LeBon James takes over, leads Lakers to NBA Finals with win

The Denver Nuggets had come back from 3-1 down twice in these playoffs. The Denver Nuggets…

Jan Blachowicz stops Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 then called out Jon Jones

Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vacated the 205-pound title on August 17 to pursue a…

Indians’ playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians suffered a setback in their bid to host a first-round…

Charlo retains WBC middleweight crown with Derevyanchenko win

Jermall Charlo defeated Sergey Derevyanchenko by unanimous decision on Saturday to retain his WBC middleweight crown.…

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts gives Florida an almost unfair advantage. The star tight end…

A pair of Pittsburgh Steelers slapped with hefty Week 2 fines

Mike Hilton has been fined $15,000 for his roughing-the-passer penalty in the second half against the…

Mississippi State upsets defending national champion LSU in Mike Leach’s SEC head-coaching debut

It would have been completely unrealistic to believe that LSU would just pick up where it…

Giants release veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants released veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija on Saturday, a…

LeMahieu batting title, Voit HR crown near as Yanks win

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LaMahieu moved into position to become the first player to earn…

A stunner: Kansas State scores 24 straight to beat No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35

We have our first massive upset of the 2020 college football season. Kansas State beat No.…

Controversial officiating wipes away 2 TDs at end of Auburn vs. Kentucky first half

The end of the first half of the Kentucky vs. Auburn game featured two controversial officiating…

Florida DB Shawn Davis ejected for targeting, tweets that it was a ‘BS call’ minutes later

Florida safety Shawn Davis needed to vent after he got ejected against Ole Miss. Davis was…

LeBron James one win away from history: 10th NBA Finals apperance

ASSOCIATED PRESS — LeBron James can reach a 10th NBA Finals, done by only three greats…

Fantasy football lineup advice: Who to sit, start in Week 3?

Fantasy football start/sit lineup advice for Week 3 originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Whether your…

Fernandes’ 100th minute penalty hands Man Utd win at Brighton

Bruno Fernandes scored a penalty, awarded on a VAR review after the final whistle had blown,…

Tennessee Titans working out QB, WR, pair of RBs

The Tennessee Titans are taking a look at some players on the offensive side of the…

Detroit Lions in must-win mode or it could be ‘done deal-y’ for Matt Patricia

It’s only Week 3, but for the Detroit Lions, there’s no minimizing the importance of Sunday’s…

Tua Tagovailoa will save his $30 million rookie contract, live on endorsements

Some professional athletes make tens of millions of dollars and still go broke. Dolphins rookie quarterback…

Rumour Has It: Depay in pole position for Barcelona move, Man Utd want two signings

Memphis Depay remains Barcelona’s preferred transfer option, while Manchester United want Jadon Sancho and Alex Telles…

Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot since 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) From three soaring home runs to an exuberant race out of the dugout in…

Boston turned the tables in Game 5, but Miami isn’t shaken

Training camp started for the Boston Celtics one year ago in the longest season ever, making…

Padres optimistic on Lamet’s injury, split DH with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are still very much counting on a healthy…

Say hello to the bad guys: Astros clinch final AL playoff spot

The Houston Astros may have been dethroned in the AL West by the relentless Oakland Athletics.…

Tampa Bay Lightning beat Dallas Stars after overtime penalty to Stars captain Jamie Benn

Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal in overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning took a commanding…

Cardinals, Brewers split doubleheader amid playoff chase

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Daniel Ponce de Leon pitched one-hit ball over six innings, Tommy Edman…

Jalen Ramsey seems to no longer thinks Josh Allen is ‘trash’

Two years ago, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, then with the Jacksonville Jaguars, made waves…

Tom Thibodeau sees potential in Knicks guards Frank Ntilikina, Dennis Smith Jr.

If you want to know how Tom Thibodeau will evaluate the Knicks’ current players, he may…

Anthony Davis listed as questionable for Game 5 with sprained ankle

When Anthony Davis has been on the court in the Western Conference Finals, the Lakers have…

Mets’ game Friday, Sept. 25 at Nationals postponed

Friday’s 6:05 p.m. game between the Mets and Nationals is postponed due to inclement weather at Nationals…

Jockeys riding at Pimlico on Preakness weekend face testing

BALTIMORE (AP) — Jockeys riding in the Preakness and other races at Pimlico next weekend must…

Three starting pitchers the Dodgers let go are in the playoffs with new teams

The Dodgers need three starting pitchers for the first round of the playoffs. They’re sure about…

Reds announcer Thom Brennaman resigns one month after hot mic caught anti-gay slur

Thom Brennaman, the Cincinnati Reds announcer who was caught on a hot mic using an anti-gay…

Vikings rule two cornerbacks out

The Vikings are struggling on defense anyway, and now they’ll have to face the Titans short-handed…